Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 23:52:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 95%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 21' ||North|
|Longitude: ||21° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.60 meters/second, 1524.9 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.7"||15.79 mi||west||0° 00' 04.1"||0.08 mi||south||15.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.7"||947.34 mi||west||0° 04' 08.5"||4.75 mi||south||947.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 01.5"||758.36 mi||east||2° 04' 21.2"||142.55 mi||south||776.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Thu 10:52 PM||330 km||205 miles||178 nm|| SSW|
|Mindelo||Thu 10:52 PM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm|| SW|
|Nouadhibou||Thu 11:52 PM||519 km||322 miles||280 nm|| ENE|
|Praia||Thu 10:52 PM||527 km||328 miles||285 nm|| SSW|
|Nouakchott||Thu 11:52 PM||620 km||385 miles||335 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Thu 11:52 PM||689 km||428 miles||372 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Thu 11:52 PM||699 km||434 miles||377 nm|| ESE|
|Thiès||Thu 11:52 PM||715 km||445 miles||386 nm|| SE|
|Dakhla||Thu 11:52 PM||767 km||476 miles||414 nm|| NE|
|Touba||Thu 11:52 PM||794 km||493 miles||429 nm|| SE|
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